QURANIC FOODS GARLIC SALAD DRESSING

by Karimah bint Dawoud, qualified nutritionist   Raw food is really important, it gives us all the  vitamins and minerals in their natural states that often is destroyed by cooking. However salads and raw veggies can be  a bit bland if you are in transition into eating a lot more raw foods. Garlic is mentioned…

Karimah’s Cuisina Raw Date and Fig Cheesecake

FIG English: fig Arabic : teen There is something very interesting about the fig. although it is mentioned only once in the Quran, where it is mentioned is the beginning of a whole chapter called the fig. the fig is so significant that it is something that Allah swears by. the great classical  Islamic scholar…

wheat free pancakes

These pancakes are #wheat free #gluten free but please remember those with inflammatory illness like #psoriasis , that millet is still heating. Rice flour can be used instead but it better if it is also soaked in water overnight and drained RECIPE 2 tablespoons of flax seeds soaked over night in water then mixed with…

RAW SATAY SAUCE

RAW SATAY SAUCE is perfect with raw rice wrappers and raw veggies Foto courtesy of Planticize.com http://www.planticize.com INGREDIENTS • 235 grams salted peanut butter • 150 grams sesame seed oil from Somali shops • 5 small onions washed, peeled and chopped • 1 clove garlic peeled and chopped • 235 grams coconut milk tinned ok •…

Arabic Pastries – Mamool

 I love Mamool .Mamool are shortbread pastries filled with dates and nuts and spices, traditional to the  Arab world. Commercial and traditionally Mamool are made with white flour. However if we can avoid eating white flour and eat wholemeal instead is better  for the heart, blood and cholesterol. I will. White flour is  not Islamic; not part…

RAMADAN IFTAR JUICY EGG AND TUNA SALAD

Sounds a bit boring doesn’t it but it’s not , its light and fresh, perfect for breaking fast on a hot summer’s day Thanks to an amazing dressing, it’s all about dressing when you are eating light. According to Islamic Medicine and Mediterranean culture, diary and fish are toxic contrary to western culture where we see an…